How does Braid work?

Start your Braid Pool

Start your Braid Pool

Create a pool for “Witte Family Lake Cottage” or “Work-from-(Vacation)-Home Summer 2022”

Share the Pool Link

Share the Pool Link

Anyone can contribute with the Pool Link, no sign up required.

Spend from the pool

Spend from the pool

Every Braid Pool comes with a free debit card for spending. Use it to pay for your vacation house, pay your deposit, and other expenses

Money pools for your shared vacation house money

Pool money for vacation house expenses

Use Braid Money Pools for your next multi-generational family trip, getaways with friends, wellness retreats, or to take a break from hotels and enjoy the comfort of vacation homes instead. 

Pool Links make collecting money easy

Friends and Family can contribute with a debit or credit card, no sign up required. You can set the amount to be paid or let contributors pay what they can.

Personalize your Pool Link

Add custom text, and images to let contributors know what you’re collecting money for.

Invite members of your group to the pool

Are more than one of you the host? Invite them to download the app and join the pool to help manage and spend the funds with you.

See contributions as they happen

Get optional alerts whenever someone contributes to your pool.

Spend from your pool with a free debit card

Use it wherever MasterCard is accepted. Add it to Apple Pay or Google Pay for contactless payment.

Braid is safe and secure

We use best-in-class security and compliance practices to keep your money safe and your personal data private.

All payment and personal information are encrypted end-to-end using SSL 256-bit encryption.

Get spending notifications from your pools, and freeze your debit card anytime in the app.

Frequently Asked Questions

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